Since September Lifestage has been offering a monthly training workshop exploring the use of improvisation to develop Emotional Intelligence . These workshops have been geared toward the work done by clinicians, educators and trainers who guide the process of personal change or professional development, but as it turns out we have enjoyed some interesting diversity among the participants - managers, business owners with both employees and customers, community activists, and performers. Below is a collection of the exercises we have used in the workshops, accompanied by some studies that supports their use. by Jude Treder-Wolff, LCSW, RMT, CGP Why Improvisation? Improvisation is a powerful way to become aware of mental habits and patterns. Reflecting on our inner experiences after engaging in an improvisation exercise provides an opportunity to decide whether our mental habits are effective and useful or self-limiting and obsolete. The tensions of the crea
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This video is part of a pitch for a project called LIVETHEQUESTIONS - which will provide improvisation workshops to train therapists, educators, health care and human resource professonals which develop creative/intuitive thinking and creative collaboration skills, imaginative problem-solving and innovation that can be applied in their fields of expertise. The project will also provide free improvisation workshops for the unemployed.ReplyDelete